Archive | February, 2012

02/29/2012: First Data, Oberthur, Amdocs

First Data OfferWise Solution to Streamline Offer Redemption Process at POS First Data has announced the availability of First Data OfferWise, a new open platform that dramatically simplifies the offer redemption process at the POS for consumers and merchants.   Oberthur to Acquire Mobile Money Provider MoreMagic Oberthur Technologies has entered into agreement to acquire MoreMagic Solutions, a mobile […]

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02/28/2012: Western Union, Sybase 365, Roshan

MWC 2012: Western Union, WIND partner for mobile money transfer services http://bit.ly/AvrmhV Western Union has entered a partnership with Italian mobile network operator WIND to allow WIND’s subscribers to send Western Union money transfer transactions from their phones using WIND’s suite of services including apps and SMS. Under the agreement, subscribers are set to be […]

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02/27/2012: Merchant Service Provider (MSP), galabingo.com, PayPal, Ingk Labs, Orca

Failsafe Payments integrates CertoConnect with WebMoney Transfer http://bit.ly/z007OZ Cyprus-based Merchant Service Provider (MSP) Failsafe Payments has integrated its payments service CertoConnect with global payment system WebMoney Transfer, a Russian online payment system. Under the terms of the agreement, CertoConnect merchants will be able to provide their buyers with WebMoney E-Wallet as a new online payment […]

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02/24/2012: Obopay, PULSE, Chase, GoPago, MasterCard Worldwide

PULSE and Obopay Collaborate to Provide Real-time Payment Solution “Combining our extensive debit network with Obopay’s broad range of mobile money solutions gives consumers a faster and more efficient way to pay with their debit card, while also enabling new revenue generating opportunities for our participants,” said Judith McGuire, Executive Vice President of Product Management […]

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02/23/2012: BOKU, Payment Service Provider (PSP), Movida, Visa, ThreatMetrix, TrustDefender Mobile

WorldPay Offers BOKU as a Mobile Payment Method BOKU announced that Payment Service Provider (PSP) WorldPay has selected BOKU as its global mobile payments partner, integrating BOKU’s payments platform into its payment network.   Visa and Monitise to Introduce Mobile Payments Services in India Movida, a mobile payments joint venture backed by Visa and Monitise, announced it has signed […]

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02/22/2012: Payments Council, PaymentOne, PayOne HTML5 API, PreCash

UK Payments Council To Build Mobile Payments Platform http://bit.ly/xPZD8U The Payments Council has announced it is funding the development of a centralized database to facilitate mobile payments innovation in the UK.   PaymentOne Introduces HTML5 Mobile Payments API for Direct Carrier Billing http://bit.ly/xmbbQm PaymentOne announced its support for the emerging HTML5 standard and the immediate availability of the PayOne […]

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02/21/2012: boxPAY, AsiaPay, ePayAlert, Visa, PayPal

boxPAY expands mobile carrier billing services into North America http://bit.ly/x3VQYl Ireland-based mobile technology firm boxPAY has opened an office in California to manage US and Canadian-based web merchants who use boxPAY‘s services and to provide billing services in the US and Canada.   AsiaPay releases ePayAlert fraud monitoring service http://bit.ly/zaInso Asian online payments provider AsiaPay […]

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02/20/2012: comScore, Wells Fargo, BVVA Group, Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN)

The Netherlands, France: Highest penetration of online banking users in Europe http://bit.ly/ADR58G In December 2011, the Netherlands and France have registered the highest online banking penetration of all markets in Europe accounting for 66.3 percent respectively 59.9 percent of the total internet audience, a recent study has unveiled. According to an overview of internet usage […]

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02/17/2012: Barclays, TSYS, American Express, mTrust, Encap

Barclays Jumps Into Mobile Money Transfer With Pingit http://bit.ly/xeFPSm Barclays announced that it has launched Europe’s first person-to-person service for sending and receiving money using mobile phone numbers.   TSYS Acquiring Solutions To Offer American Express OnePoint http://bit.ly/Atrvay TSYS announced that both its front-end authorization and capture as well as back-end clearing and settlement platforms are now enabled to […]

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02/16/2012: NetSpend, PayPal Prepaid MasterCard, Boston Fed, SpyderLynk

NetSpend Announces Launch of PayPal Prepaid MasterCard http://bit.ly/AaNHFY NetSpend, a leading provider of general-purpose reloadable (GPR) prepaid debit cards, has announced the launch of the PayPal Prepaid MasterCard.   Effects of Credit Scores on Consumer Payment Choice http://bit.ly/w1eQGp The Boston Fed has published a Public Policy Discussion Paper entitled “Effects of Credit Scores on Consumer Payment Choice”.   “Snap-to-Buy” […]

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